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London to Hereford by train

It takes an average of 3h 2m to travel from London to Hereford by train, over a distance of around 117 miles (188 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from London to Hereford and tickets for this journey start from $14.24 when you book in advance.

First train

8:47 am

Last train

7:53 pm

Departure station

London

Arrival station

Hereford

Journey time

From 2h 51m

Distance

117 miles (188 km)

Frequency

10 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $14.24

Train operators

Great Western Railway

Taking the train from London to Hereford in 2 hours 51 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from London to Hereford? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 3 hours 2 minutes to travel the 188 km from London to Hereford by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 51 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 10 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.

Train tickets from London to Hereford start from $14.24 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Hereford? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

FAQs for London to Hereford

Want to know more about your journey from London to Hereford? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Hereford take?

The average journey time by train between London and Hereford is 3 hours and 2 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Hereford by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Hereford is 2 hours and 51 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Hereford cost?

Train tickets from London to Hereford can start from as little as $14.24 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from London to Hereford?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Hereford without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from London to Hereford each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London to Hereford leave?

The first train from London to Hereford leaves at 08:47. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Hereford leave?

The last train from London to Hereford leaves at 19:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Hereford by train?

Trains travelling from London to Hereford cover a distance of around 117 miles (188 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Hereford to London.

Cheap train tickets from London to Hereford

Train tickets from London to Hereford start at $14.24 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Hereford is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.

What are my ticket options for this journey?

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